A tougher Gorilla Glass 5 is announced by Corning

If you don’t put a protector on your tablet or smartphone screen and it has survived drops, slips, or being shoved into bags, purses, or pockets full junk, you can probably thank Corning. The New York based company, know as Corning Glass Works until 1989, when it became just Corning, has been manufacturing glass and ceramic … Read more

nevo Balade Parisienne review: A minimalist smartwatch that’s almost there

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Smartwatches and fitness trackers have definitely been gaining popularity lately. If you don’t want a full blown smartwatch which barely makes it through the day, or don’t need all the features a fitness tracker offers, then there are other options. Our nevo Balade Parisienne review takes a look at a minimalist smartwatch that has basic smartwatch … Read more

Next Apple Watch may have a micro-LED display

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The Apple Watch marked Apple’s first foray into OLED displays, now the next generation may see a micro-LED display. That is according to Digitimes who pulled its information from Apple suppliers. These suppliers claim that a micro-LED display will be on the Apple Watch come 2017. A micro-LED display would most likely extend the battery … Read more

Best Buy deep cuts Apple Watch for Father’s Day

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Best Buy is offering some deep cuts on the Apple Watch for Father’s Day if you purchase and activate an iPhone to go along with it. The retailer is offering a $250 discount on Apple Watches across the board. This means you can snag the lowest Sport model for a mere $49. Of course, you … Read more

Samsung Gear Fit2 Now Available In Canada; Gear IconX Coming Later This Year

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Samsung Canada has announced that the Samsung Gear Fit2 is now available in Canada at Samsung Experience Stores, and the Gear IconX will be available in Q3 of 2016. The Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX were developed with consumer’s fitness needs in mind, and offer great control over fitness goals with features that include precise tracking … Read more

Moto 360 Sport $100 (Or More) Off At Amazon

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It’s been awhile since we reviewed the Moto 360 Sport smartwatch, but we were pretty impressed with it even at its full $299 price tag. It’s been on sale a couple times recently, and now Amazon has it on sale for $199 ($100 off retail) for the white or red versions, and $161.32 ($138.67 off). … Read more

Jawbone Quashes Rumors Of Exiting Wearables Market

The month of May brought about articles from Tech Insider and Fortune describing a dire situation building over at Jawbone. According to the the posts, Jawbone was ceasing production and development of wearables and Bluetooth speakers, selling off existing inventory to third-party sellers, and possibly closing up shop. It seems those reports may have been prematurely … Read more

Elppy Smart Ring Focuses On Affordability

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Smart rings aren’t a new thing, in fact, they’ve been going for a few years but Elppy is trying to make them more affordable for everyone. Elppy is a simple smart ring with basic functions that could be very useful for many users depending on the situation. Elppy is compatible with Android, iOS, Windows Phone … Read more

Project Jacquard And Levi’s Partnership Bears First Smart Fabric Product

It was almost exactly a year ago at Google’s I/O 2015 when the world was told about a new partnership between Google’s Advanced Technology And Projects (ATAP) and Levi Strauss & Co: Project Jacquard. The aim of this project was to bring smart clothing devices to market using conductive yarn. The obvious first thought when considering … Read more

ExoSOLS Are Custom-Fit Insoles, Created And Ordered Via App

Anybody who spends time on their feet can understand the soreness and pain that can come from exerting yourself, or even just standing for too long. If you’ve seen me shuffling around at CES the last two years you’ll know that I know that feeling all too well. You can buy insoles for your shoes, … Read more

Henlen Smartwatch Arrives On Kickstarter With A Customizable Experience

There are loads of different smartwatches available these days. Everything from the Apple Watch to the Moto 360, Huawei Watch, and everything in between. The thing is, if you want a bit of a different smartwatch experience from a design standpoint, you’d be stuck paying an additional $250+ for another smartwatch with a different design. … Read more

Huawei Comes Out With A VR Headset Of Their Own

Look out HTC, Oculus Rift, and Samsung, you have a new contender to the virtual reality game. Huawei recently announced that they will be coming out with their own VR headset to go against the competition. It’s not too late for the Chinese phone manufacturer to join, but Huawei VR will have some ground to … Read more

Thinner Apple Watch 2 Rumored To Show Up At WWDC Later This Year

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Some of you may have heard the name Brian White (Wall Street firm Drexel Hamilton) or Ming-Chi- Kuo (KGI Securities), but if you haven’t they are two big Apple analysts who make predictions on Apple’s next products. Both have already started make predictions on what Apple will come out with, AKA the iPhone 7/7 Plus and … Read more

Apple Drops Price On Apple Watch $299

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Tim Cook took to the stage today to make a few announcements regarding the Apple Watch, none of which were earth shattering. In short, Apple dropped the price on the Apple Watch to $299 and introduced new watch bands for the “most popular smartwatch” available. After going through the typical sales pitch and numbers of Apple Watches … Read more

Nixon Unveils The Mission, An Android Wear Watch For Extreme Sports

It was starting to get quiet in the world of Android Wear and smartwatches in general for a while, but the last few days have brought about a flurry of new announcements and devices headed our way. Fossil introduced its two new models; Casio gave us the Smart Outdoor Watch; Michael Kors announced a hideous … Read more

Fitti Guard Combines Fitness And Environmental Tracking

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GNS GmbH has announced a new generation of fitness and environmental tracking with the upcoming Fitti Guard. In addition to the expected step and calorie counter, sleep analysis, and GPS tracking, Fitti Guard also includes sensors that measure ultraviolet, gamma-ray radiation, noise exposure, and air quality. “This unique activity GPS watch combines fitness and additional … Read more

Android Wear Gets Official Speaker Support, New Gestures For Easier Navigation

Google is finally enabling speaker support in Android Wear, meaning select smart watches will be able to make calls and listen to messages using the included speaker. We’ve seen watches like the Huawei Watch and ASUS ZenWatch 2 ship with speakers inside, but they were not active at release. Google has announced a number of changes … Read more

Fitbit Unveiled A Newer And More Fashionable Fitness Tracker

Most of us have heard of Fitbit, the fitness tracker that’ll track your steps, sleep, notifications, and more. The company has announced their newest fitness tracker and a fashionable one at that, and it’s called Fitbit Alta. Fitbit has taken the extra step to make your next wearable look better and still keep track of what you … Read more

TYLT VU Pulse Adds Heart Rate Monitoring And Wireless Charging To Pebble Time

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One of the companies we’ve continually worked with since starting Techaeris has been TYLT and now they’re back with another Kickstarter campaign. This time  the company’s focus is squarely on Pebble. The TYLT VU Pulse is a protective case with wireless charging and heart rate monitoring capabilities for your Pebble Time. It’s a really nifty … Read more

Apple’s Next Generation Apple Watch 2 May Not Be Announced In March

Word on the street used to be that the Apple Watch 2 could be announced in March, but according to TechCrunch, Apple may only talk about the iPhone 6c and a new iPad. Backing up this thinking are the typical sources of speculation and analysts in the know. From the report on TechCrunch: I’m not so sure that … Read more

Meet The Xwatch, $100 And Possibly Running Full Android

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Wearables (particularly smartwatches) haven’t truly hit the mainstream like manufactures would have liked, I attribute it to high price points. So maybe the Bluboo Xwatch can break that mold and deliver a smartwatch that is both beautifully crafted and affordable. The Xwatch is a looker, at least from the photos we’ve seen, and it seems … Read more

Moto 360 Sport Available In Canada Through TELUS

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Motorola’s new Moto 360 Sport smartwatch is now available in Canada through TELUS, one of the “big three” telecommunications carriers. With built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring, and a music player, Moto 360 Sport has all the tools you need to hit the road and push for your personal best or just free your hands up to … Read more

The 12 Best Fitness Trackers in 2016

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Posted on January 6, 2016 by Ben Taylor You’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get fit. Congratulations. You could start with a $50-per-month gym membership, but who has the leftover cash after high-speed internet, Netflix and HBO? Enter the fitness tracker. It’s personal, (reasonably) affordable and it just might get you off the couch … Read more

Moto 360 Sport Review: A Smartwatch For The Activity-Minded

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It’s been almost a year since I last visited an Android Wear device when I reviewed the original Moto 360. For the most part the smartwatch does what it’s supposed to, but in the end having constant notifications on my wrist wasn’t for me. When Motorola announced a Moto 360 Sport version, my curiosity was piqued … Read more

Is This What Google Glass 2.0 Enterprise Edition Will Look Like?

It’s been a good while since we last wrote about the newest version of Google Glass dubbed “Google Glass Enterprise Edition” and mentioned that we should be hearing something new about the updated wearable on December 28th. What amazes me is that that date stayed true and we actually have some new information. Pictures to be … Read more

Snowy Is A Personal Assistant For Pebble Time

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The personal assistant is a feature many smart device owners simply cannot live without. Google Now, Cortana, Alexa and yes even Siri have become invaluable tools for many smart device users. Now you can get that same personal assistant treatment if you’re the owner of a Pebble Time. A new app for Pebble Time has … Read more

Google Adds Designer Watch Faces For Android Wear

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Are you rocking an Android Wear device? In need of a new watch face? Something dressy? Playful? Google just added designer watch faces for Android Wear and you can pick them up now, free. Google realizes that more actual “watch” companies are embracing Android Wear (Fossil and TAG Heuer) and they need to offer up … Read more